Rules of the Road

Please observe the following rules when using the campus bus service:

  • Only students, faculty and staff who have a valid SunyCard may ride the bus.
  • Due to DOT busing regulations, children are not allowed to ride the bus.
  • Arrive at the bus stop at least 5 minutes before the scheduled bus departure time.
  • Stay away from the street while waiting for the bus.
  • Stay away from the bus until it stops completely and the driver signals you to board.
  • When boarding the bus, carry your backpack and any other items in front of you, do not leave your backpack on your back!
  • When boarding the bus enter the front door, use the handrail and watch your step.
  • Take available seats right away and remain seated facing forward.
  • Standees must remain behind the white safety line and always use the handrail.
  • No eating/drinking/smoking on the bus.
  • No use of radio/tape/CD players without the use of headphones.
  • Keep your body totally inside the bus while the bus is in motion.
  • Do not block the aisle with carry-on baggage, etc.
  • Wait until the bus completely stops before standing up.
  • Once the driver has committed to traffic the bus cannot stop.

If you have questions regarding these rules, contact Mass Transit Services at 442-3420 or 442-3421.